Posts tagged organic food safety


Eat Organic And Pee Less Pesticides!

In the ongoing debate over whether people who eat organic foods actually any real benefits over non-organic, an interesting study was released yesterday that indicates that an organic diet has at least one benefit. The study found lower trances of organophosphate metabolites in consumers that ate organic food for a week compared to those who …

Organic Food And The Walmart Effect

Walmart announced this week that they are expanding their selection of organic foods, and we’re not sure how we feel about that. On the one hand, the idea of organic food being more affordable and being available to a wider demographic sounds like a good thing. We consider it our mission to advance the health, …

We Should Know What’s in the Food We Eat

It’s hard to really know what goes into our food these days. As we’ve covered before, there are literally hundreds of non-organic ingredients allowed under the current USDA organic certification. While their is no policy at the Federal level regarding GMO-labeling for food, states like Vermont, Connecticut, and Maine have taken steps to require food …

Three Simple Reasons to Go Organic

With a new year getting started, it’s a safe bet that many people are listing either “eating healthier” or “being healthier” as one of their resolutions. For the more resolute, this may include starting a home garden project or even joining a community garden, but for most of us it more likely means opting for …

Are These 10 Fake Food Items On Your Shopping List?

Early in 2013, when horse DNA was discovered in beef samples throughout the European Union, people all over the world began to talk about food fraud. They were shocked and disgusted to learn that that 47 French beef products contained horse and that almost 2% of British samples showed traces of an animal painkiller banned …

10 Surprising Facts About Organic Food Safety

If you practice organic living, you might think that organic food safety is something you don’t have to worry about. After all, you’re buying the healthiest, most natural food every week. You do it because you want to live a sustainable lifestyle and to help save the environment of course, but a meal without all …